Big Week (July 31 – Aug. 7)

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

There’s a lot to do this week in Proviso Township. Here is just a small sampling of events available for you and the family: 

Get informed at Congressman Davis’ town hall

On Thursday, Aug. 1, 7 p.m., at Village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, Congressman Danny K. Davis will host 7th Congressional District Town Hall Meeting for Maywood residents. Among topics discussed: Affordable Care Act, Education and Immigration, among others. For more info, call (708) 533-7520.

Take advantage of free immunizations

On Friday, Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the village of Bellwood’s parking lot, 3200 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood, the village in partnership with Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital at Loyola University Medical Center, will host free immunizations, physical exams, sports, physicals, blood pressure, hearing and vision screenings for children 3 to 18 years old.
Parents/guardians must complete consent forms and bring immunization records on the day of the appointment. Children 9 years and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. To schedule an appointment, please call Tonita LeShore at (708) 547-3500 (Ext. 1512).

Support domestic violence victims at a Maywood yard sale

On Saturday, Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., at 1838 S. 9th Ave. in Maywood, Donna Bronner will host a yard sale to benefit Bridge to Destiny, an organization Bronner founded to assist people who have experienced domestic violence. Items will include books, clothes, glassware and more.
For more info about the sale, contact Calmette Griffin at (708) 205-0526.

Experience Broadview’s community-wide yard sale

On Saturday, Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Broadview Village Hall, 2350 S. 25th Ave. in Broadview, the village will host a Community Wide Yard Sale. For more info, visit

Attend a free unity breakfast

On Saturday, Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Maywood Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, area young people will host a free Unity Within the Community breakfast and discussion. For more info, contact Dominique Jeter at

Enjoy National Night Out in Broadview and Maywood

On Tuesday, Aug. 6, 5:30 p.m., at Schroeder Park, 2600 S. 13th Ave. in Broadview, the Broadview Police Department will celebrate National Night Out with performances by Soul 2 The Bone (7 p.m.) and a movie in the park (“Captain Marvel” to screen at 8:45 p.m.).

The Maywood Police Department will host their National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Maywood Veteran’s Memorial Park, 300 Oak St. in Maywood, the Maywood Police Department will celebrate National Night Out. VFP

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